About

Life In The Saddle is one of the UK's top independent cycling blogs (ref.). Authored by endurance cyclist Tim Wiggins, it showcases his racing and rides; while also featuring product reviews, advice and inspiration for cyclists of all levels and riding disciplines.

Tim started riding bikes from an early age. He has raced, commuted, and toured on all manner of machines, in locations all over the world. Read his 'Riding Résumé here.


To find out more about specific areas of Life In The Saddle, check out the links below:
  • Advice - helpful hints and tips on all areas of cycling
  • Inspiration - the best photos, videos and ideas from cycling adventures
  • Nutrition Guidance - helpful pointers and recipes for a cyclist's diet
  • Reviews - product reviews for new, interesting, and innovative cycling products
  • Rides - from 3,000 kilometre tours, to local café rides; these have been favourites
  • Sponsors - supporters of Life In The Saddle

From news and reviews, to advice and inspiration - Life In The Saddle is all about showcasing the diverse and interesting experiences that can be had on a bicycle.

Here are five recent examples of editorial pieces that are worth a read:

#7Countries7Passes - 3,000 kilometres from Denmark to Andorra; with 42,000 metres of climbing, over some of the highest mountain passes in Europe. This was self-supported bike touring at its best.

#5MaratonasChallenge - A self-made challenge to ride the five historic routes of the Maratona dles Dolomites, over five consecutive days. 873 kilometres, with 28,300 metres of climbing.

The St. Boniface Down Everesting - The idea of an 'Everesting' is simple: climb the height of Everest (8,848 metres) in one ride, on one climb. A charity focussed hill-repeat challenge.

Recipe: High Energy Flapjacks - The most popular recipe posted on Life In The Saddle to date

Review: Bagaboo Custom Workhorse Messenger Bag - The most popular review published to date



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